Linda Lewis Griffith

Linda Lewis Griffith

9 ways to stop worrying so much

A little worry is a good thing. But too much worry saps physical energy and makes it hard to sleep. Enjoyment flies out the window. Our thoughts become a jumble of “what if” and “won’t that be awful?” Follow 9 tips to keep your worrying under control.

Linda Lewis Griffith

How your blended family can survive — and thrive

Blending families can be a challenging activity, one for which few people are ever adequately prepared. Although roughly one-third of all Americans are a member of a blended family, approximately 60 percent of those relationships results in divorce. But blended families can survive and thrive if they follow basic guidelines.

Linda Lewis Griffith

Are you resilient? 8 ways to know

People differ greatly in their ability to respond to crises. Resilient people tend to demonstrate specific psychological characteristics. They have a positive view of themselves and their abilities. They are able to make and follow through with plans. They feel empowered to successfully change their situations.

Linda Lewis Griffith

10 ways to be nice — always

Columnist Linda Lewis Griffith notes that we hear lots of talk about kindness. Yet we don’t seem to give them serious thought. We should, since it will make us all more respectful and loving, and the world will be a better place.

Videos

Inside the Teachers Summit at Cal Poly

About 150 teachers attended a Teachers Summit on the Cal Poly campus Friday, where they discussed topics ranging from technology in the classroom to improving literacy in early education in an informal, collaborative format. Veteran teachers offered tips to their less experienced colleagues.
Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com
Inside the Teachers Summit at Cal Poly 1:51

Inside the Teachers Summit at Cal Poly

Watch Foghat in concert at the Mid-State Fair 1:01

Watch Foghat in concert at the Mid-State Fair

Watch Brian Wilson in concert at the Mid-State Fair 1:00

Watch Brian Wilson in concert at the Mid-State Fair

Judge Craig van Rooyen's swearing-in ceremony at SLO Superior Court 2:50

Judge Craig van Rooyen's swearing-in ceremony at SLO Superior Court